CV130 - Too Many Queens 5

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Too Many Queens 5
Puzzle Number 130
Puzzle Name Too Many Queens 5
Picarats Given 99 Picarats
Type Chess
Location Layton's Challenges
Previous Puzzle CV129 - Four Balls
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This is the one hundred and thirtieth puzzle that appears in Professor Layton and the Curious Village. This puzzle can be accessed through Professor Layton's Challenges. In order to solve this puzzle, you must place the queen pieces on the board so that no two pieces are placed in the same column, row, or diagonal.


[edit] Hints

Hint One
    You're an old hand at these puzzles, so why not try to solve this one on your own?

    Just so you know, there are 92 possible solutions to this puzzle.

Hint Two
    Sorry, no hints!

Hint Three
    Hey, didn't you read Hint Two?! No hints!

[edit] Messages

[edit] When Failed

You cannot fail this puzzle.

[edit] When Completed

Way to go!

You've finally worked your way up to an official size chessboard, 8x8. Because this classic puzzle requires the solver to place eight queens, it's known as the Eight Queens Puzzle.

If you consider rotations and mirrored solutions as separate answers, there are 92 answers to this puzzle. Without any of the above factors, there are only 12 answers.

[edit] Solution


Arrange the queens as shown.

[edit] Progress

4884 Picarats and 200 Hint Coins.

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